Sometimes Darkness Leads To Dawn

Sometimes The Dark Really Does Lead To Dawn   Have you ever been through a really tough time in your life and wondered if you would ever see the light? Do you know others who wrestle with depression and all sorts of other negative emotions?  Surely, we’ve...

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5 Comments That Will Help You Diffuse A Narcissist

5 Comments To Diffuse A Narcissist If you’re dealing with a narcissist, chances are you’re left feeling defeated more times than you’d like. You’re walking on eggshells, feeling inadequate, and likely exhausted from making darn sure their ego is having a...

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Toxic Person? Relationship? Detach, Dear One

 Detach From The Narcissist/Addict/Emotional Abuser In A Loving Way Codependents sure know how to attach.  In fact, some attach like a famished blood-sucking leech. It’s easier than you think to become obsessed with another person, such as your children or...

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You Are a Spirit: 25 Ways to Feel More Spiritual

You Are a Spirit: 25 Ways to Feel More Spiritual I understand quite well that we all want to find meaning and purpose in life. For me, when I'm feeling empty and well, sort of useless, it's not a good feeling.  There are certainly many paths to spiritual...

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5 Behaviors You Should Never Tolerate

5 Toxic Behaviors We Should Never Tolerate   “You’re such a frickin’ idiot! Is their something wrong with your brain?” I know, right? How rude! This type of verbal bashing, along with plenty of other toxic behaviors, shouldn’t be tolerated in any...

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Life With An Addict: Lessons Learned

Life With An Addict: Lessons Learned {Guest Post by Kristi C.}   No doubt if you’re living with a loved one who’s struggling with alcoholism or drug addiction, you’re weighed down with worry and stress, feeling lost. You feel you’re going crazy and that...

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Can A Codependent Be A Narcissist?

Can You Be Codependent and a Narcissist? Some people have asked me if it’s possible that they could be codependent and a narcissist.  Now, from a psychological standpoint, the answer is no, mainly because each disorder is at the opposite end of the...

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Heal Your Pain

Pain as a Pathway to Joy   We all experience emotional pain at times and as disheartening as it is, we don’t have to continue to suffer. Suffering means you give your power away; you feel powerless to do what needs to be done to decrease or heal the pain....

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Don’t Text Your Feelings!

Don’t Text Your Feelings: Ask For What You Need   I express myself better in writing, especially when it comes to communicating how I feel. This might be alright for a blog or casual conversation, but when it comes to trying to communicate serious feelings...

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Am I In A Codependent Relationship?

Am I In A Codependent Relationship? Isn’t it wonderful when your relationship is going great?  You’re all in love and things are just flowing nicely. Yeah, let the good times roll, right? But what about when the relationship starts to go south?  The...

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The Codependency Dance Is No Fun

The Codependency Dance If you’re like me, you sometimes dance in your home all by yourself when one of your favorite dance songs comes on.  Ah, come on, you know you do, and rightly so: Dancing is fun. Well, except the Codependency Dance. That kind of...

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For The Days You Want To Give Up

For The Days You Want To Give Up   “You never give up, even when you should.” ― Kelly Creagh Whether you’re in active addiction, recovery from drinking or drugging, or codependency recovery, I assure you that there will be days when you want to give up....

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